Why Did the Viking Age Begin? w/ History with Hilbert
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Today I chat with prolific historical YouTuber and good friend Hilbert. In today’s episode, we ask the important question ”Why did the Viking Age begin?” and discuss the causes and effects of the medieval Scandinavians.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

History with Hilbert YouTube channel

Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia:


Vikings TV Series – Truths and Fictions

The Vikings in Ireland

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Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, suggestions or inquiries noah@thehistoryofvikings.com

Music: Danheim – Framganga

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